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China takes control of global silver prices

China has been an unofficial price-setter for most metals over the past decade. And this week, the country became an official participant in setting prices for one of the world’s

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Hopes of business-friendly reforms in India fade

Even as India shines as a rare bright spot in a sluggish global economy, the country’s business-savvy prime minister is watching his popularity wane. Narendra Modi swept into power in

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Chinese stocks plunge more than 6%

China’s Shanghai composite index plunged more than 6% Thursday — its biggest one-day drop in a month — amid ongoing fears about the health of the world’s second largest economy.

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Global markets rally as Japanese stocks surge 7% on extra stimulus hopes

European and Asian markets rallied Monday as Japanese stocks surged after dismal growth data raised hopes of extra stimulus from Tokyo. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rebounded from a 5% dive

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Europe racks up billions in deals with Iran now that sanctions are lifted

Europe is racking up billions in deals with oil-rich Iran as its president, Hassan Rouhani, makes a goodwill tour less than two weeks after the lifting of international sanctions on

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Chinese stocks dive more than 6% as oil falls

China’s benchmark index plunged more than 6% Tuesday, after a renewed slump in oil prices kept investors on edge about the global economy. The Shanghai composite index dived 6.4% to

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Chinese economic growth in 2015 was weakest in 25 years

China’s economy grew at its slowest rate in 25 years last year, according to official statistics released today. The Communist-led country saw its economy expand 6.9% overall in 2015 and

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EU orders 35 companies to pay $765M in taxes

Thirty-five large companies have been ordered to fork over $765 million in tax breaks that European Union regulators have ruled were illegally provided by Belgium. The European Commission, the EU’s

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China woes continue as benchmark plunges 5%

Chinese stocks started the week with heavy losses, diving more than 5% Monday as other global markets also fell. U.S.

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China launches probe of Microsoft’s data practices, alleging “major problems”

The Chinese government expanded its probe of Microsoft’s business practices in the country, alleging “major problems” in the company’s electronic

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Oilprice.com: Saudi-Iran dispute won’t boost oil

Oil prices jumped on the first trading day of 2016 as Middle East tension outweighed a selloff in financial markets

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China angst shows markets as fragile as fine china

On the first day of trading in 2016, China lived up to its reputation as a “shock to watch” in

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Japan sidesteps recession, revised growth at 1%

Japan sidestepped recession last quarter: Revised data released Tuesday showed its economy grew at an annual 1.0 percent pace instead

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Chinese stocks fall 5.5%, other Asian markets down

China’s main stock market index fell more than 5% on Friday after two securities firms said they are under investigation

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Terror and markets: Sell-offs tend to be short-lived

The deadly terror attacks in Paris are likely to strike financial markets, too, when trading resumes Monday. But the initial

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China issues blueprint for state industry overhaul

China’s Communist Party has issued a long-awaited blueprint for overhauling bloated state industries even as it aims to retain the

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World markets stage mixed comeback

Battered world financial markets attempted to reclaim lost territory Wednesday with mixed success. In Asia, Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index

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Even in defeat, Greece sends powerful message to Europe

The deal agreed to Monday between Greece and its creditors was hard fought, and even if Athens did not come

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European leaders meet on whether to rescue Greece or cut it loose

The leaders of the 19 nations that use the euro debated Sunday whether to rescue Greece from the brink of

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Stocks surge on Greek debt deal optimism; Nasdaq hits record

Stocks surged Monday as a relief rally around the globe is underway that sent the Dow up more than 100

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